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Transforming Government from Congress to the Cubicle

This is not a book about national policy or legislative initiatives, it’s about the management practices and behaviors...


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Things to Consider When Selecting a Firm

In today's environment of tightened budgets, heightened partisanship, and increased scrutiny, agency contract selections...


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No Big Proposals in State of the Union for Feds

COE's Steve Goodrich speaks as a guest on "Federal Drive" with Tom Temin on Federal News Radio. As promised, last...


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10 Ways to Capitalize on Transparency’s Potential

Since President Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act in May 2014, federal agencies have been...


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Recapture Your Agency’s ‘Why’

How often do you stop to ask why your organization exists? Agencies often forget their identity in the midst of everyday...


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COE Solution: Business Process Improvement

Business Process Improvement (BPI)Conceptually, business process improvement is a powerful model of change, emphasizing...


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A Constitutional Convention Model for Government Reform

It is time to revisit what the federal government does for its people in order to create a more effective government....


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Institutional Wisdom as a Tool for Effectiveness

Mature organizations are not necessarily old organizations, but they do share the characteristic of wisdom we often...


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In Depth with Francis Rose: Using the Right Ruler to Measure Your Agency’s Performance

COE's Dr. Paul Eder makes speaks as a guest on "In Depth with Francis Rose" of Federal News Radio. "The White House...


How Do You Measure the Effectiveness of Government?

With the 24-hour news cycle and at-your-fingers access to the latest stories, the American people have plenty of...